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Five Reasons to Love (and Hate) Paris

1. The Fashion. Of course, Paris is known to be the fashion capital of the world, and it doesn’t disappoint. Everywhere you look there’s a willowy, model-like silhouette of a woman dressed like she’s popped off the catwalk for an espresso and Marlboro light. You won’t ever see a jogger in a rumpled Nike hoodie […]
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Casa Palenque

For any expat living in a new city, the search for a link to (or in this case a “taste of”) home can often become an unintentional hobby, and in some instances, an obsession. Take for example the American contingent here in Paris in the days leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday when pumpkin pies […]
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Café Universel

Tucked down Rue Saint Jacques in the 5th is a place where American license plates line the walls, where various languages are spoken, and where some of the city’s top jazz musicians come to perform. This place is filled with a diverse group of artists, international travelers, and a jovial and devoted group of “regulars” […]
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La Cantoche Paname

When was the last time you ate a top-notch meal surrounded by jars of Nutella, South Park figurines, Kermit the Frog, or works of art made up entirely of Smarties that was not in your own apartment? Or hopscotched into a restaurant? Located in the heart of the 2nd arrondissement and captained by Chef Predrag […]
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Paris Insights: An Anthology

Do you know that there is another river in Paris besides the Seine? Or why tons of sand are imported into the city every summer? Or a place where you can go for a massage, sauna, exfoliation, and tea room, but you might never think of it? All of the answers can be found in […]
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La Perla

One of the great charms of Parisian bars is that, a lot of the time, they really do live up to the stereotype; red and white checked tablecloths, wizened old barmen full of character, cosy nooks perfect for a tête-à-tête, and a row of tables outside in the summer for the indulgence of that great […]
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